1. Counselors – Each apartment has a staff of counselors, mostly BA students learning relevant subjects. They are responsible for the ongoing activity in the apartment throughout each shift. Each counselor is responsible for a specific resident in order to form a personal relationship. In many apartments the staff includes national service young adults who volunteer in the apartment for one year.
2. Apartment coordinator – staff member, usually with a BA in education, social work or treatment. The coordinator is responsible for the preparation of an intervention program for each resident, monitoring its implementation and following up. The coordinator recruits the staff and is responsible for their ongoing work. The coordinator is also responsible for maintaining contact with the residents’ parents.
3. Apartment Supervisor – This is a professional with several years experience in a relevant discipline who is responsible for a cluster of about 5 apartments . The supervisor oversees the work of the coordinators, follows up on program activities and controls the quality of the work the apartments. The supervisor is the liasion between the management team of the community living division and the coordinators,
4. Multi-disciplinary team – staff level team including a behavioral psychologist, a special education expert, an occupational therapist, dietitian, psychiatrist and others.